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College Football Playoffs

College Football Playoffs

Bryce Colee, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


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The college football regular season just came to an end and now it's time for the playoffs. The playoffs consist of the top four teams in the country competing to win the National Championship. This year the top four ranked teams are the Alabama Crimson Tide, Ohio State Buckeyes, Clemson Tigers, and...

Football Finishes Season with Senior Night

Football Finishes Season with Senior Night

Catherine Weng and Bryce Colee

November 10, 2016


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Last Friday, November 4, Freedom’s football team played their last game of the season against Plant City High. They suffered a loss, 22-6. This match had special significance for the Seniors on the team, 14 of the more than 40 players. “The game didn't go as we had hoped, we really thought we c...

Freedom Swim Team Makes a Splash at Regionals

Freedom Swim Team Makes a Splash at Regionals

Jacob Schuster, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


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The Regional Swim Meet was held at the Florida Gulf Coast University on Saturday, October 29. It was a great meet for the Freedom team. The boys regional team was composed of Jared Shollenberger, 12, Aidan Boggs, 12, Alex Espinosa, 12, Jacob Schuster, 12, and Martin Ruiz, 10. The girls team was made...

The Freedom Swim Team District Meet

The Freedom Swim Team District Meet

Jacob Schuster, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


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The Freedom Swim Team had a successful district meet. They faced off against 14 other schools in the area. Venice, Braden River, and King were some of the schools that sent athletes to states last year and expect to send even more this year. But the fight put up by the Freedom team was monumental....

Catching Up With Nate Godwin

Catching Up With Nate Godwin

Tommy Capobianco, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2016


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About seven years ago, Nate Godwin walked onto the Freedom High School campus for his first day of freshman year. Now, Godwin finds himself as a starting defensive back for the University of South Florida Bulls in his senior year. Even though Godwin has become a successful college football player wit...

Hillsborough County Championship Swim Meet

Hillsborough County Championship Swim Meet

Jacob Schuster, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


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The Hillsborough County Championship swim meet was a huge success for the Freedom swimmers that qualified. Two relay teams performed and four swimmers were able to advance in their individual events. Freshman Abbi Leisure participated in the 200 individual medley and 100 breast and received the 6th place in...

New Lightning Season Strikes Hope in the Hearts of Fans

New Lightning Season Strikes Hope in the Hearts of Fans

Drew Meyerson, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


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With the start of the 2016-2017 National Hockey League (NHL) season being right around the corner, countless hockey fans in the U.S. and Canada are thrilled for their beloved sport to return. Within the Tampa Bay Area, an incredibly high number of fans are looking forward to the season for a more specific...

5 Things All Football Players Do

5 Things All Football Players Do

Bryce Colee, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


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Life as a Freedom football player isn’t always as fun as it might seem. The countless hours of hard work and the endless days of practice tend to take a physical toll. There are certain things that every football players will relate to doing to help them get through the football season. Take naps ev...

Freedom vs. Wiregrass Swim Meet: Senior Night

Freedom vs. Wiregrass Swim Meet: Senior Night

Jacob Schuster, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016


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The Freedom High School Swim Team competed against Wiregrass on Wednesday, October 5. It was a tense event because the teams were considered almost even since every race was close. The Freedom girls team won, while the boys lost by one of the smallest margins in the season. Fantastic swims include Captain...

FHS’ Very Own Wins Florida High School Athletic Trainer of the Year

FHS’ Very Own Wins Florida High School Athletic Trainer of the Year

Bryce Colee, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


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If you play a sport you probably already know the Freedom High School's Athletic Trainer, Ian Graulich, also known as Mr. Ian; especially if you tend to get injured a lot. Mr. Ian has been working at Freedom for five years. He attends all home sporting events to provide medical coverage and athletic...

Western Conference Goes Swimmingly

Western Conference Goes Swimmingly

Jacob Schuster and Catherine Weng

September 28, 2016


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The Freedom Swim Team had a fantastic Western Conference this year, which took place at the Carrollwood Country Club, Sept. 26.  Girls placed third overall out of nine schools and boys placed second. Many swimmers, such as Senior Jared Shollenberger, set personal best times. Shollenberger completed...

Freedom vs. Wharton Swim Meet

Freedom vs. Wharton Swim Meet

Jacob Schuster, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


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The Freedom High School Swim Team destroyed the Wharton Wildcats on Tuesday, September 20. The boy's team won easily with 105 points to Wharton’s 67 points. The girl's team had a narrow victory, winning 86-74. The away team’s pool didn’t have diving blocks, but the patriots still had...

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